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Wrapper around selenium driver to ease testing of Aurelia based applications.

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Wrapper around selenium drivers to ease testing of Aurelia based applications.

Inspired by the aurelia plugin for protractor.


The AureliaDriver class takes one positionnal parameter: a selenium webdriver. The full list of drivers is available here.

Options of AureliaDriver

The AureliaDriver class takes the following keyword arguments:

  • script_timeout (default:: 10): the timeout for execute_async_script. This is used internally to wait for the application to be loaded or to complete navigation.
  • default_wait_time (default: 2): the time to wait by default in seconds. This is used by AureliaDriver.wait if no time is supplied and to wait for the in AureliaDriver.load_url to wait for Aurelia to complete the initialization of the page.
  • wait_on_navigation wait for default_wait_time after each navigation before continuing the script.
  • started_condition (default: None): it is possible that your app will be loaded before the AureliaDriver has the time to register the proper callback in the browser. In this case, load_url will fail because of a time out. To prevent this, you can specify a custom condition you know is fulfilled when Aurelia is started on your application. For instance, if your application has a spinner with the splash class, you can use: document.querySelector("[aurelia-app]").children[0].getAttribute('class') === 'splash'.


Load the given url and wait for Aurelia to be full initiazed.

  • parameters:
    • url: the url to open.


Sleep for the specified amount of time. If no argument is provided or if seconds is lower or equal than 0, AureliaDriver.default_wait_time will be used.

  • keyword arguments:
    • seconds (default: 0): number of seconds for which to sleep.


Return the first element matching the specified binding.

  • parameters:
    • attr: the name of the attribute used in the binding. For instance, in src.bind="heroSrc" it is src.
    • value: the value for which to look for. For instance, in src.bind="heroSrc", it is heroSrc.
  • keyword arguments:
    • bind_type (default: ‘bind’): the type of binding to use. Possible values are: bind, one-way, two-way.


Return the list of all the elements matching the specified binding. See find_element_by_binding for details.

Full Example

You can have a look at the example script in selenium_aurelia/test/


You can report issues on the issues tracker.



  • Add option to wait after navigation (wait_on_navigation in constructor and wait in the navigate method).


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